Articles tagged with: Josephine County

02 May 2014

Washington man arrested, accused in rape of JoCo girl

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A Washington state man is arrested in Josephine County after investigators say he raped a 13 year-old girl. Oregon State Police say 22 year-old Shawn Allen Ware, of Chehal ...

30 April 2014

JoCo Commissioner candidate forum

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Nine Josephine County Commissioner candidates are battling for one spot.Wednesday night the race against incumbent Simon Hare heated up at a second forum hosted by The Chamber o ...

30 April 2014

Body found in Wolf Creek identified as missing Yamhill county man

Posted in Local, Regional

Update 5/23 12:00pm) The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Officer identified human remains found last Saturday in the Wolf Creek area as missing 44-year-old Timothy Dale Fenimore. The cause of death ...

29 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff Deputy part two

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Tasked with the impossible, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department has two deputies covering an area bigger than the state of Rhode Island. Deputy Travis Snyder has been ...

28 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff's Deputy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A massive reduction in government provided timber funds has created a dire situation for law enforcement in Josephine County. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said crime is running r ...

23 April 2014

GP Daily Courier holds first Sheriff candidate forum

Posted in Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Three candidates for Josephine County Sheriff battled it out Wednesday night. Grants Pass Police Officer Dave Daniel and Sheriff Deputy Ed Vincent are challenging incumbent Gil ...

21 April 2014

Woman indicted, arrested for murder in Josephine Co.

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Officials say 38 year-old Murphy resident Jacquelyn Novack was indicted and is in custody pending an appearance in Josephine County Circuit Court related to a homicide inve ...

11 April 2014

JoCo Sheriff gets second deputy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Starting on Monday, April 14th, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department will have double the number of current deputies on patrol. The new addition brings the patrol force to ...

08 April 2014

New program would bring on volunteer CSI

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said it hasn't been easy since budget cuts in 2012 left him with less than half of his personnel. That's why he's looking for a team of d ...

29 March 2014

UPDATE: JoCo Sheriff has located missing teen

Posted in Local

Update (7pm): The teen has been located and returned home. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the public for their assistance. Merlin, Ore. -- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office was seek ...